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Paul Kneale’s “Recycling” Exhibit at Glenhyrst

Paul Kneale’s “Recycling” Exhibit at Glenhyrst

With the weather getting cooler, you might be looking for something indoors to do over the next several weeks. Visit Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant and view their latest exhibition by Brantford artist, Paul Kneale. Influenced by the histories of scanography and zerography, Kneale uses inexpensive flatbed scanners to produce large scale scanner paintings. His approach simultaneously breaks from the canon of Modernist abstraction while leading contemporary painting in new directions. Using an un...
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Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Trail At Brantwood Farms

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Trail At Brantwood Farms

Brantwood Farms has announced that this Halloween they will be hosting a special (and physically distanced) Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Trail. Starting at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, guests are invited to visit Brantwood Farms, located at 251 Powerline Road, dressed in their Halloween costumes to take a stroll around the farm property. Over 200 jack-o-lanterns and Halloween decorations will be on display during this family-friendly and physically distanced event. Admission to the event wil...
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A Brief History of Candy Apples

A Brief History of Candy Apples

Wondering how candy apples, one of this season’s quintessential treats, came to be and where to find the best ones locally? Other than pumpkin pie perhaps, nothing else welcomes the taste buds to the autumn season quite like the tangy sweet crunch of a shiny red candy apple. The very first candied apples were created in 1908 in Newark, New Jersey by a candy maker who never intended them to be eaten. It was the Christmas season when candy maker William Kolb came up with an idea to add some...
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Where To Find Carnival Treats in Brantford

Where To Find Carnival Treats in Brantford

Each year, once the chill in the air starts, we bundle up in layers and check out our favourite fall carnivals and fairs. Although this year is a bit different, we can still indulge in some of our favourite carnival treats right here in Brantford. From cotton candy to caramel apples, to funnel cake and corn dogs, these treats are a staple of the autumn season, and will transport you back to the fall fairs that we’re all missing this season. Candy Clouds | 9 Peel St., Brantford Conta...
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Holiday Party and Staff Appreciation Ideas

Holiday Party and Staff Appreciation Ideas

Now that we’re in the midst of fall, many of us have already begun thinking about the approaching holiday season. Typically, companies will start planning their annual holiday parties and staff appreciation events by mid-October, if not earlier.  This year, employers are exploring alternative options to creatively connect and celebrate their team. The holiday season is often the only time of year that employers, employees, and volunteers get to come together as a group and celeb...
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Athlete Farm Training to Optimize Your Athletic Potential

Athlete Farm Training to Optimize Your Athletic Potential

As the sports community pivoted to skills training and athlete development this year, there are some unique businesses for the athlete in all of us to train, strengthen and get ready for the next level. Athlete Farm Training, located at 34 Dalkeith Drive in Brantford, is a strength and conditioning facility that works with athletes to help them optimize their athletic potential. It’s a space for athlete improvement but also a training facility for the “Everyday Athlete” to cre...
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Woodland Cultural Centre’s ‘Save the Evidence’ Campaign

Woodland Cultural Centre’s ‘Save the Evidence’ Campaign

You may have noticed some recent media coverage about Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day is recognized annually on September 30 and serves to commemorate the residential school experience, witness and honour the healing journey of residential school Survivors and their families, and commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation. Orange Shirt Day has become a National Campaign to raise awareness and provide education about Residential Schools in Canada. In 2019, Woodland Cultural Cen...
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